Bacillus subtilis

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Bacillus subtilis is a wide-spread Gram-positive bacterium.
Information in greater detail may be found at these places:

Sporulation in B. subtilis
B. subtilis, B. megaterium, B. cereus
B. subtilis used as a fungicide on flowers, vegetables, etc.
A book on Bacillus subtilis and other Gram-positive bacteria

For information on foodborne bacteria see these links.
This site is part of Foods under the microscope.

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Updated: July 1, 2001
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